Vincent van der Meulen
Software Engineer in New York, He/him
Design & code.
Designed Facebook/Instagram commerce features for brands like Sephora. Ultimately switched to FB AI and designed systems for monitoring the quality and integrity of machine learning data.
Moonlit as a prototyper and motion designer for the Facebook Business vision, and created Figma plugins.
Came up with a new taxonomy for ad formats that shipped to production and redesigned the format selector. On the side, explored a color linter Sketch plugin and components for Framer X.
Proposed a loyalty program for Amazon Trade-in by working through the strategy and pricing, and designed/prototyped the experience.
Designed and implemented numerous products/features for the 46,000 UW students, like a way to check the status of your transit card.
Led the redesign of the company's website in four weeks.
Built a Figma spell checker that runs 100% locally. Used by hundreds of Facebook designers.
Asked some of the best designers in the world for book recommendations and compiled the results. Product Hunt #1 Product of the Day.
Led UI design/development for a cold gas thruster controlled pod. Became the #1 U.S. team and won the Innovation Award.
Space X video (interface at 1:10): youtube.com/watch?v=AO0sPM…
Made a $75 Sonos alternative using Raspberry Pis, Go, and JS.
Created a tool that recommends Design Details episodes. Did the project once in 2017 (CLI) and another time in 2020 (website).
Featured on the Design Details podcast.
Yuki and I explain how to create a ride sharing app in Framer.
A talk about how I pushed Framer's limits for a year.
A piece about our capstone that won the best in-class award: mission control for air ambulance Airlift Northwest
I was young and naive but at least the title is funny.
Studied a mix of computer science, product design, and data science. 3.82/4.00 GPA (cum laude).